Chief Girls 2-2 With Loss At IV
For the Chieftain girls' basketball, a second-half comeback was a little too late in a 50-44 loss at Cave Junction on Tues., Jan. 15. The Chieftains won at Butte Falls against the Butte Falls-Crater Lake Charter co-op 49-30 on Fri., Jan. 11. They are now 9-6, 2-2 in the 2A Southern Cascade League, one of three teams tied in fourth place in the new league. At Butte Falls, the Chief-tains had a great first half, ahead 36-6 at the half. Junior post-Madison McKown led Rogue River with 16 points, while senior Jesse Langfield had eight. With the big lead, the Chieftains had several of its younger players on the court but still had nine of 11 play-ers score against the Loggers. Leanna McNabb, a sophomore, led the Loggers (Subscribe for full story)
Board Visits Superintendent Candidates
Members of the Rogue River School Board reported during their regular January meeting on Tues., Jan. 15, that they had completed site visits where each of the three candidates to be the new superintendent of the Rogue River School District work last week.
This included trips to Douglas County to meet Patrick Lee, the superintendent of the Camas Valley Charter School, and to the northwestern horn of Oregon to see Aaron Miller, the superintendent of the Vernonia School District, along with meeting Dr. April Harrison, the Rogue River district's Director of Special Programs.
The board will meet, in executive session, talk about (Subscribe for full story)
With Three Champs, Chiefs Win Tourney
Aside from state tournament performances in recent years, Sat., Jan. 12 was probably the biggest day in Rogue River High wrestling in recent years. The Chieftains had three weight-class champions, with a total of four in finals matches, with seven other placing wrestlers, to finish second at their tournament, newly named Rumble On The Rogue at James Martin Court. Along with the performance on the mats, the Chieftain wrestling program rose to the occasion with the biggest tournament field in the tournament's third season (14 teams), with two brand-new competition mats and flat-screen TV screens to display match scores and timing. In that sense, the Rumble On The Rogue served as a dress rehearsal for the Class 2A/1A District 3 (Subscribe for full story)